Course Details

  • This course is for students that have a real passion for sport, and want to learn about the art/science of coaching sports skills. Students will develop a range of skills and knowledge in key areas of sports coaching that will be appropriate for successful transition into a sports coaching/delivery-based career. The course is ideal for those who wish to work with sports clubs, schools, national governing bodies or operate sports coaching-based businesses.

  • Applicants are required to have a Foundation degree or equivalent Level 5 qualification in sport, such as HND.
    The ideal candidate will have the desire to pursue a career within the sports coaching industry coupled with a lifelong passion for sport. You will have already worked in a leadership/ volunteering capacity and have some experience of delivering/ assisting sports coaching within a club or school.
    Applicants should be highly motivated, have strong interests in sport/ sports coaching and be able to work well as a member of a team.
    Applicants may initially be required to attend an interview and complete an interview task.

  • Assessment is continuous and consists of practical coaching assessments, presentations, reports, case studies and research project (dissertation). The course is a combination of practical and theory-based learning.

  • On completion of the course, learners could go in to employment, or progress on an MSc qualification, or PGCE.

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  • Tuition fees and funding can be a little confusing, which is why we’ve put together a dedicated finance page to help you understand all your options. You may be eligible for special bursaries, grants or support from the government, and you can also find out about specific loans and funding help just for tuition fees.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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